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An example use of gnome in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… how do you spell gnome like a gnome …”
meanings of gnome
The northern pygmy owl, Glaucidium gnoma, a small owl of the western United States.
A dwarf; a goblin; a person of small stature or misshapen features, or of strange appearance.
A brief reflection or maxim; a pithy saying.
An upper atmospheric optical phenomenon associated with thunderstorms, a compact blue starter.
One of a race of imaginary human-like beings, usually depicted as short and typically bearded males, who inhabit the inner parts of the earth and act as guardians of mines, mineral treasure, etc.; in modern fantasy literature, when distinguished from dwarves, gnomes are usually even smaller than dwarves and more focussed on engineering than mining.
An elemental (spirit or corporeal creature associated with a classical element) associated with earth.
A small statue of a dwarf-like character, often bearded, placed in a garden.
A banker, especially a secretive international one.
An open source, free software computer desktop environment for Unix operating systems.